St. Augustine dentists Drs. Woody and Maria Domingoes encourage their patients to learn about important dental issues. Please feel free to ask questions.

St. Augustine Dentists Announce New Website

It is our mission to get to the core of your oral health problems and then work together with you to create a smile that is beautiful, comfortable, and functional. To strengthen our partnership with you, it is important that we keep you informed and educated about all of the ways that our St. Augustine…

St. Augustine Dentist Sees Benefits of Topical Fluoride Varnish

Topical fluoride varnish is an effective tool for treating tooth sensitivity and preventing tooth decay. Fluoride is an integral step in the prevention of dental decay. It is present in most city water sources and it is the main ingredient in the toothpaste that we use at home. Fluoride varnish is a more potent and…

Service With A Smile

By maintaining good oral-health practices at home and scheduling regular office visits, most patients can avoid many common dental problems. Daily brushing and flossing, and the application of sealants, can help youngsters avoid tooth decay. Adults can avert their most common problem, gum disease, with regular professional care. In cases where tooth loss, breakage, or…

Pocket Primer

Gum disease results from accumulations of bacteria-laden plaque and tartar that cause infections in pockets in the collar of gum tissue that surrounds the teeth. Most of these bacteria are anaerobic, meaning that they can thrive without oxygen beneath the gumline. In the early stages of gum disease (gingivitis), the infections may be adequately treated…

Root Cause

The reason that so many patients regard root canal (endodontic) treatment as painful is that they confuse the condition that makes treatment necessary the condition that makes treatment necessary with the treatment itself. If dental decay is not dealt with promptly, bacteria may infect tooth pulp. This inflammation or infection can, in turn, lead to…

Sufficient Bone For An Implant?

One of the primary requirements for successful dental implant surgery is a sufficient amount of bone to accommodate the titanium implant. In most cases, bone will usually fill in the socket left by an extraction within three months. However, if the walls of the socket are particularly thin, there may not be enough bone to…